I am regularly asked where people can get help on a bunch of issues. Below is a list of organisations that I know and trust can steer you in the right direction.

NZ Drug Foundation
We believe that access and information are key.
04 801 6303 Website
Alcohol and Drug Helpline
The Alcohol Drug Helpline is a national telephone 0800 service available from 10 am-10 pm, seven days a week.
0800 787 797 Website
Live More Awesome
Live More Awesome is a small charity trying to do really big things for mental health in New Zealand
www.livemoreawesome.comVisit Website
Top Rehabs
This article by Julie Schumer, A 2019 Guide to Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia, gives a great overview of the types of dementia as well as risk factors for developing dementia
Mental Health NZ
Mental Health NZ provide free information and training, and advocate for policies and services that support people with experience of mental illness, and also their families/whānau and friends.
09 623 4812 Website
Rainbow Youth
Rainbow Youth is a charitable organisation providing support, information, advocacy and education for queer and trans young people
09 376 4155
www.rainbowyouth.orgVisit Website
Community Alcohol and Drug Services, Auckland (CADS) offer a range of free services, funded through the Waitemata District Health Board to anybody in the Auckland region wanting to solve an alcohol or drug related question, issue or problem, or are concerned about or affected by someone else’s use
09 845 1818 Website
Linkage is here to help you access information and support for your wellbeing – at the right time, in the best way.
07 857 1585 Website
Information for people exploring animal rights or a vegetarian and vegan diet.
09 361 5646 Website